Use of SIP for the Reservation of QoS guaranteed Paths
draft-gibson-sip-qos-resv-00

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Authors Jon Crowcroft  , M Gibson 
Last updated 1999-10-20
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Abstract

This draft defines a modification of the use of the SIP protocol to perform route reservation. These modifications are applied to two of the existing SIP Methods: INVITE and REGISTER. The modifications allow the INVITE method to be used to find the best path across a particular network based on QoS metrics. The route choice is able to be restricted at the network edge. The proposed modifications also allow the REGISTER method to be used as a means of disseminating information necessary to determine these QoS metrics. This information can be used to route INVITEs away from known areas of congestion.

Authors

Jon Crowcroft (jon@cs.ucl.ac.uk)
M Gibson (mrg@nortelnetworks.com)

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